I was wrongfully convicted of dv due to the fact I left my ex-wife & took our car when she was out of town. She testified under oath during the trial that no dv occurred & she basically lied & was told by the detectives that in order to get the car back that she needed to make the false report. The judge stated that despite her testimony he convicted me based on the police report. Despite no evidence of any domestic violence or abuse. My attorney refused to present my witnesses during the trial and failed to file the proper appeal. I finally found a attorney to take my case but he died a month before my appeal time frame expired due to a illness he did not inform me he had. He failed to file my appeal. Since the trial I have found that the detectives lied about having pictures as evidence in their initial police report, along with presenting two separate false incidents as though they were one during the trial. Also, my ex-wife testified on behalf of me during the trial and not as a witness for the state. I also saw the judge & he kept telling me he was sorry for convicting me. How can I get this taken off or retried or overturned? I can’t pursue my law enforcement career. HELP
If it's within 2 years of your conviction, you can seek post conviction relief. Hire an appellate attorney.
If you have PROOF that there was intentional perjury, and/or failure to disclose on the part of the State there are many avenues available to you either through an appeal, if still timely or post conviction relief.
You will need to retain an experienced attorney to handle this matter.
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